On Sunday 1 February only there will be no 8.00 or 9.30 services.
We are celebrating Candlemass at 4.00pm with the choir from St. Marks, Harrogate. There will be the formal service for Rev. Ralph Hudspeth, Associate Priest in the Benefice of Lower Wharfedale.
Pattern of Services
First Sunday in month – No 8.00am service, but 9.30am Parish Eucharist.
Second Sunday in month – 8.00am Holy Communion, 9.30am Parish Eucharist.
Third Sunday in month – No 8.00am service, 9.30am Parish Eucharist.
Fourth Sunday in month – 8.00am Holy Communion, 5.00pm Evening Service [This may take various forms over the months]
Fifth Sunday in month, when appropriate – 10.00am Benefice Service [Church to be announced]
As you may know, the Government commissioned consultants WSPPB to study the alternative ways of improving surface connectivity to Leeds Bradford International Airport. Their 161 page report was published on 5th December 2014. It can be viewed or downloaded from the DfT web site via this link: Continue reading
The consultation refers to admissions to primary and secondary schools in September 2016, e.g. those in year 5 now. However before responding to the parent we have been listening to the views already expressed during the consultation, which is due to end tomorrow, and are unlikely to recommend any changes to the current sibling priority.
We would not generally comment on a consultation at this point, but as we are aware that some parents are becoming increasingly concerned we are making it clear at this point that we are unlikely to proceed with the change.
Regards, Head of Service – Learning Systems,Learning, Skills and Universal Services
Leeds City Council
A summary of this report can be found on http://trundleage.co.uk/2015/01/new-stations-study-supports-four-yorkshire-stations/
The rankings for the stations placed Arthington Parkway/Pool in Wharfedale in 59th position with a possible demand of only 36000.
Education Spokesman has asked for a 2 week extension to this to enable anyone who may be affected now or in the future, to comment.
Please find attached a briefing note that summarises the possible change.
Pool in Wharfedale e-news issue 183, 28 January 2015 is now online.